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  • Aug 26, 2016
    press release

    $2.4 million investment modernizes Iowa Purina feed plant

    A $2.4 million capital investment will boost production capacity at the Purina Animal Nutrition plant that has been making livestock feed in Mason City, Iowa, for 56 years. The upgrades will increase availability of locally produced feed to farms in northcentral and northeast Iowa and southeast Minnesota....More
  • Aug 24, 2016
    press release

    Jones joins Arm & Hammer animal nutrition team, delivering support to swine and poultry customers

    Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announces the addition of Carl Jones to its team in the South Central region of the United States. His territory includes Colorado, New Mexico, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. Jones joins Arm & Hammer as an account manager, monogastric enterprise sales. In this role he will be responsible for growing the monogastric business in the south central United States. Previously, he worked for Chr. Hansen where he was the national account manager in their poultry business....More
  • Aug 10, 2016
    press release

    Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announces promotions

    Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition announced several promotions within the organization. Jim Rainey has been promoted to Americas senior sales manager. His responsibilities will include overseeing all channel and enterprise sales in North America, Central America and South America. “Jim has made significant contributions to our business during his nearly 26 years here,” says Scott Druker, director, Arm & Hammer Animal Nutrition. “I am confident that he will continue to do so in his expanded role.”...More
  • Aug 5, 2016
    press release

    Weaning pigs agree: 'Change is hard'

    How would you feel if one day someone took away your favorite beverage and replaced it with something they said was good for you? Would you squeal in frustration? Would you refuse to work? Would you sulk? If you said, “yes” to any of these questions, you agree with most weaning pigs: Change can be hard. The weaning period can be challenging for pigs and pork producers alike. The transition from sow’s milk to dry feed can cause stress which in turn can lead to performance setbacks and a less than optimal return on investment....More
  • Jul 19, 2016
    press release

    Ralco honored for its commitment to Minnesota agricultural education

    The Minnesota Association of Agricultural Educators honored Ralco with its Business and Industry Award at the group’s summer conference in St. Cloud July 7. “The award recognizes businesses and organizations that have provided support, service and promotion of agricultural education in Minnesota,” says Tom Appel, MAAE executive director and professional development coordinator....More
  • Jun 30, 2016
    press release

    Three ways to get the most out of creep feeding pigs

    Nursery management sets the pace for pigs’ lifetime performance, so minimizing production lags is crucial during this phase. Creep feeding is one practice you can use to optimize performance during the weaning period.  Research at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center in Gray Summit, Mo., has shown creep-fed pigs ate more aggressively and experienced early and sustained gains in the nursery compared to pigs that weren’t creep-fed....More
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